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Harvard City Riding Stables

20360 C.R. 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211
719-966-9395
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I cannot say enough good about this business. We planned it on the phone with Renee, who was very accommodating to our schedule, and our guide, Ian, was fantastic. Ian matched each of our 5 family members up with the perfect horse for them and took us on a long ride with helpful and informed conversation throughout. He takes great... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The scenery is WONDERFUL, on the backside of 'Mount Princeton'. Quick access to the trail from the stables. We crossed the creek 3 times which provided a needed cool down in the heat. The trail is somewhat steep and narrow in some parts and wide open in other, good variety! The horses were well maintained and staff was SUPER! Excellent... More

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Casper, Wyoming
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Was over-all a good experience. The views that we saw were absolutely beautiful. Trail guide was very good. My husband was not happy with his mule, though.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My husband and I booked a 2 hour ride. Our guide, Renae (sp?), was really nice and took us to beautiful outlooks on the mountain top. We lucked out mainly because it was just my husband and I and the tour guide. So it was nice to have the small party size and great conversation without someone's kid screaming behind... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We had a group of 7 riders, and went on the two hour trail ride. Our guides, Renee and Ian, were terrific! They assigned each rider a mount based on that person's experience level......they were very patient with our youngest, inexperienced rider and made sure she had a good time. We traversed 4 creek crossings, rode through conifer and aspen... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised on our latest trip to Buena Vista to see that the stables were under new management. My daughter and I decided to give them a try, as we were not impressed with the Mt. Princeton stable rides. We opted for a 2-hour trek up Mt. Princeton. Kelsey, our guide and daughter of the owner, was super... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This looked very closed to me and appeared to be for sale.....too bad it looked like it could have been fun.

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Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

A new family recently took on these riding stables and they are wonderful. They really care about their animals and work VERY hard to give their guests the best experience ever! The trails are beautiful -- through the mountains, near/on the Colorado Trail. You get to "be the view" AND "see the view" here! Decent prices too!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Great ride, great people, fine horses. My kids went on several rides this summer and enjoyed each one. Have been on rides with several stables in the Buena Vista area and this is definitely the best.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I've ridden horses a handful of times in my life and found this one to be the most positive and memorable. I did the 2 hour tour along with my girlfriend and another family with an 8 yr old. None of us had significant recent experience. Our guide, Shane, took us across streams and bridges, ending at the top of... More

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